School: Dromiskin (B.), Dundalk (roll number 837)

Location:
Dromiskin, Co. Louth
Teacher:
Jas. Morgan

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Playing Cards with the Devil

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0666, Page 062

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Playing cards with the devil

Here is a Ghost story that occurred i this parish some number of years ago :-
The late John Toole of Dromiskin was one night coming home from playing cards. On his way home he had to pass through a thicket. When he entered the wood he saw, behind a big tree, a man seated at a table. As he approached him, he arose from his seat, and asked John to have a game of cards. "Certainly" said John, and immediately they began to play. In the middle of a game, John let a card fall. As he bent down to pick it up, he noticed

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Collector
Jack Kinahan
Gender
male
Address
Dromiskin, Co. Louth
Language
English